What Are You Old-Fashioned About?

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What technological advancements or updated social norms are you not following? I like to think I'm a pretty forward-thinking guy but I still always prefer to pay with a card/cash, over using Apple Pay on my phone.

What are you old-fashioned about?

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Comments (113)

Nov 23, 2018
GingerGuy:

What technological advancements or updated social norms are you not following? I like to think I'm a pretty forward-thinking guy but I still always prefer to pay with a card/cash, over using Apple Pay on my phone.

What are you old-fashioned about?

Apple Pie

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Nov 23, 2018

(with a scoop of vanilla of course)

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Nov 27, 2018

I like my apple pie with a scoop of CRYSTAL METH

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Nov 27, 2018
Lloyd BIankfein:

I like my apple pie with a scoop of CRYSTAL METH

funny, I like my CRYSTAL METH with a slice of apple pie

because, 'murica|

together like .... apple pie
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"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Nov 23, 2018
GingerGuy:

I still always prefer to pay with a card/cash, over using Apple Pay on my phone.

Im with you on that lol. I still roll with my iPhone 6s. I usually just keep the cheapest one as long as I can until it bricks. Dropping a grand on a phone isn't my cup of tea.

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Nov 23, 2018

I open doors for people to be polite.

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Nov 25, 2018
Big4please:

I open doors for people to be polite.

no humility though ... you just had to brag didn't you...

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Nov 30, 2018

Where do you live where this isn't the norm? Happens 99% of the time in my geography.

Nov 24, 2018

My choice of Whiskey based drinks

Nov 25, 2018

My whiskey based drinks have a really short list of ingredients: single malt whiskey, preferably speyside, neat.

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Nov 28, 2018

Ditto for me, though I prefer Islay whiskies. I sure do enjoy a Balvenie, though.

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Nov 24, 2018

i dont do dabs

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Dec 5, 2018

Blunts?

Nov 24, 2018

Sending hand written notes (Thank you, birthday, etc.)

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Nov 26, 2018

This. I've made a habit of sending hand written birthday cards and notes "just to say hi" and it definitely has a reciprocal feel good effect.

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Nov 28, 2018
rickle:

Sending hand written notes (Thank you, birthday, etc.)

This is mine as well.

Dec 5, 2018

i'd like to start doing this, i could see snail making a comeback

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Dec 5, 2018

Same--especially sending thank you notes whenever you get a gift. Conveys so much meaning and people can actually see that you're appreciative. When I have kids, I will make sure they do this.

Nov 25, 2018

Spreading comps. Don't give me any of that CapIQ/Factset BS, if you are my analyst I better know that you have gone through the Ks, Qs, Proxys, transcripts, and the CEO's garbage before you show me your multiples. I am also pretty demanding of having all backup printed, highlighted, tabbed, and compared against the prior Q and last year's Q. This way we can make sure numbers are consistent across the board. I also find it critical to make sure each company it set up so that things like proportionate ownership, pro forma historicals, accounting changes (e.g. lease accounting), pension liabilities, and cash vs. non-cash D&A and SBC and capex are all spread historically and projected because these things do have a real impact on financials.

It is pretty embarassing to go to a client and see 6.8x EBITDA for a number based on Factset and then you realize it should be 6.5x or something because Factset did not pro forma for a one-time charge, etc. or if the growth rates are not shown organic. It drives me absolutely crazy when I see a comp set with a growth rate of 5% for a company that organically grows 2% and just did a deal.

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Nov 25, 2018

I am so glad I don't work for you

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Nov 25, 2018

Lol you're crazy. I can't imagine you became this way on your own. Whoever taught you to work like this was probably an awful manager and person. Good luck

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Nov 25, 2018

You must not get laid a lot

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Nov 26, 2018

(Guy who will die of a heart attack at age 39)

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Nov 27, 2018

not gonna lie my heart started beating quicker and quicker while reading through this

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Nov 30, 2018

I don't know if I would go as far as you in some of this detail, but you are correct. You can't trust CapIQ/FactSet numbers....

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Nov 25, 2018

I find it annoying when people pull their phone out all the time at dinner, especially if it's to do something like use Instagram/Snapchat...

My last gf didn't do it at all and it was literally a +83839292 pts thing.

Nov 25, 2018

I agree, shit's just plain rude

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Nov 25, 2018
m_1:

I find it annoying when people pull their phone out all the time at dinner, especially if it's to do something like use Instagram/Snapchat...

this

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Nov 25, 2018

We used to have a rule where the first person to pull their phone at drinks picks up the tab. At a table of bankers you know someone is going to get tapped by their boss for something.

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Nov 26, 2018

This is one of my two top annoyances. If we're in a meeting of any sort, that's what you're doing for that 30-minute window. People who can't go half an hour without satiating their phone addiction need therapy. And anyone who thinks the world needs or wants to see what they're wearing today or what food they're about to eat are too vapid for my taste. I'm an unrepentant narcissist and it's never occurred to me that anyone could possibly care that I was about to have some sushi. The vanity such an action implies is cringe-worthy. In that vein, I've never taken a selfie in my life despite the fact that I like to look at myself in the mirror at the gym. You know why? Because while I am vain enough to think, "Yeah--I'd fuck me." I'm not so desperate for others' approval that I seek public affirmation of that sentiment.

My second pet peeve involves carrying on conversations in a confined space where the audience within earshot cannot leave. It's rude. If you're in a car with someone, and they need to take a quick call to tell someone they can't speak right now, that's fine. But if they opt to carry on a long conversation to which you are not a party, that's rude. This applies to people sitting next to me on airplanes or the rude bitches who try to continue an ongoing conversation while entering an elevator. If there is no one in the elevator, knock yourself out, but if it's crowded, shut the fuck up.

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Nov 26, 2018
brotherbear:

This is one of my two top annoyances. If we're in a meeting of any sort, that's what you're doing for that 30-minute window. People who can't go half an hour without satiating their phone addiction need therapy. And anyone who thinks the world needs or wants to see what they're wearing today or what food they're about to eat are too vapid for my taste. I'm an unrepentant narcissist and it's never occurred to me that anyone could possibly care that I was about to have some sushi. The vanity such an action implies is cringe-worthy. In that vein, I've never taken a selfie in my life despite the fact that I like to look at myself in the mirror at the gym. You know why? Because while I am vain enough to think, "Yeah--I'd fuck me." I'm not so desperate for others' approval that I seek public affirmation of that sentiment.

My second pet peeve involves carrying on conversations in a confined space where the audience within earshot cannot leave. It's rude. If you're in a car with someone, and they need to take a quick call to tell someone they can't speak right now, that's fine. But if they opt to carry on a long conversation to which you are not a party, that's rude. This applies to people sitting next to me on airplanes or the rude bitches who try to continue an ongoing conversation while entering an elevator. If there is no one in the elevator, knock yourself out, but if it's crowded, shut the fuck up.

I was on Amtrak a couple weeks back and a lady one row over from me dialed in to a 30 minute conference call. Honestly it was more comical than anything because I just couldn't believe someone could be that dense.

Nov 27, 2018
Personofwalmart:

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I was on Amtrak a couple weeks back and a lady one row over from me dialed in to a 30 minute conference call. Honestly it was more comical than anything because I just couldn't believe someone could be that dense.

I'm always amazed how/where some people will jump on calls. More times I can count of hearing someone taking a shit in the bathroom at work on the phone.

Nov 28, 2018

I can't fathom answering a call in a public crowded restroom

savages

Nov 30, 2018

I agree 100% - I can't comprehend those that simply can't grasp the concept of trying to err on the side of discretion when carrying certain sorts of conversations in public settings/especially when in tight proximity of others.

I can recall many instances, but specifically two extremes of being trapped into overhearing conversations that I didn't want to be privy to - and in both instances I didn't have headphones, whereas nowadays I travel with 2 pairs for the precise reason of shutting out others in public, LOL.

One instance, a woman was on her phone talking to a friend, giving her a long-winded, drawn-out explanation of her cat's urinary tract infection. I mean from kitty not looking well to vet visit to the subsequent days of giving meds to checking the kitty litter. Lady, i did NOT need to know that amount of detail about your pet's problems and I'm pretty sure even a close friend doesn't want or need that level of blow-by-blow!

Second instance, a man was apparently talking to his lover and she must have said something to the effect that her SO knew or at least suspected she was stepping out. The guy obviously had a bad connection and/or we were traveling through a dead zone so he repeatedly asked the same things "Do you really think he knows? Do you really think he knows anything? Can we still meet tonight? But how about tonight? Did he say something? Did he say anything?"

All I could think of was, "Dude, you're on a city bus, you are not in your living room, this is not a conversation to have in a public space. And how good are the chances you could be overheard by someone that actually knows you and possibly your own SO?"

Don't get me wrong. I love my phone, it facilitates sooooo many things whether for work or play... but the ubiquitous-ness of being able to talk anywhere/anytime has really tarnished civility and manners in a lot of ways.

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Nov 29, 2018

For me, it depends on the situation. If you're on a date, I agree, it's 100% rude since the purpose is to spend time with the other person. If you're grabbing lunch with a friend, I do not think it's rude to occasionally check your phone.

Dec 10, 2018

I read an interview in Vanity Fair with a designer and he noted it was his job to observe other people and that taking his phone out during mundane things (standing in lines, etc) was common. I think about that a lot.

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Nov 25, 2018

I still use Friendster and MySpace as my preferred social media.

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Nov 30, 2018
sonibubu:

I still use Friendster and MySpace as my preferred social media.

You should read about my analysis of these outlets on my livejournal

If the glove don't fit, you must acquit!

Nov 25, 2018

I'm still all about old school Wall Street. Lines of coke at the desk on fridays, strippers for your birth day, banging interns, $800 wine bottles at lunch, banging hot secretaries etc.

I'm sick of the "PC" Wall Street. Everyone is too serious

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Nov 26, 2018

The MS you received from this post just proves your point. The irony is delicious.

Nov 26, 2018
EliteStudent11:

I'm still all about old school Wall Street. Lines of coke at the desk on fridays, strippers for your birth day, banging interns, $800 wine bottles at lunch, banging hot secretaries etc.

I'm sick of the "PC" Wall Street. Everyone is too serious

Big booms, even bigger busts.

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Nov 25, 2018

I try as hard as possible to not look at my phone when in conversation with someone, I only pull the phone out when they start staring at their phone. Also opening doors for others, it feels obligatory to me at this point.

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Nov 25, 2018

Turbos on every car. Gimme a naturally aspirated V8 for crying out loud.

"Truth is like poetry. And most people fucking hate poetry."

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Nov 25, 2018

Women.

I don't understand the appeal of wanting to date pornstars/strippers/instagram models.

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Nov 25, 2018

I'll tell you who's not old fashioned though and that's @theaccountingmajor 's auntie

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Nov 25, 2018

Speaking of old fashioned, that's the drink I bought your wife last night :)

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Nov 25, 2018

Fuck the haters @theaccountingmajor , that was a solid comeback.

Nov 25, 2018

yeah it was pretty decent for him. +SB

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

Nov 25, 2018

Instead of using the office skype chat to communicate with people, I get up and go talk to them. I understand that some people don't like it or are busy and want to chat online but if I have to say anything to you thats longer than 1 sentence, I'm speaking to you in person.

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Nov 25, 2018

I don't have any social media accounts other than LinkedIn. Makes staying in touch with friends a bit more difficult but a lot more enjoyable

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Nov 25, 2018

newspaper over digital

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Nov 26, 2018

Damn man this is pretty cumbersome, though.

Nov 25, 2018

i just don't really give a shit about most new applications (social media, payments, etc) that make rote parts of every day life slightly easier in exchange for letting Silicon Valley gather and sell your data. I find it somewhat grubby the way the public is led to believe all these things are provided to them "free of charge"", and sad that most people failed to learn "nothing in life is free" before hitting "I Accept" on the T&C's they didn't read.

I also think a lot of this tech, combined with human nature, encourages our most vapid and vain qualities. Social media in particular is something that I see impact most of my peers negatively. Just another way to make the joneses feel good and their wannabes feel inadequate.

Nov 30, 2018

Totally agree.....also tired of apps and new phones which improve my life by 0.00001% yet everyone seems to go crazy about them.

Nov 25, 2018

I like to call vs text. If I haven't talked to some old chaps in a while I'll usually ring a call as opposed to texting them some contrived bullshit.

Ty

Nov 25, 2018

I still like to smoke in the office

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Nov 25, 2018

I still prefer reading books in print over audiobooks/e-books. There's just something about the smell of the paper I like. Also, being able to turn the pages and see progress gives me the feeling I'm accomplishing something. lol

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there" - Will Rogers

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Nov 25, 2018

Studies have shown that reading print media results in greater retention than electronic media. So it's not just pointless! I too prefer hardcopy notes, reading materials, etc.

Nov 28, 2018

This. I've never read an e-book or listened to an audiobook in my life. Can't see myself changing. I love reading actual print books.

Nov 29, 2018
Tycho Brahe:

This. I've never read an e-book or listened to an audiobook in my life. Can't see myself changing. I love reading actual print books.

Same. Also, as others have mentioned, same goes for the newspaper (when I have time).

Nov 29, 2018
OttoReadmore:

I still prefer reading books in print over audiobooks/e-books. There's just something about the smell of the paper I like. Also, being able to turn the pages and see progress gives me the feeling I'm accomplishing something. lol

Agreed. Love the feel and weight of a proper book in my hands. I'll read news on my desktop, laptop and phones, but anything beyond article-length, I really prefer a book, not a screen.

Nov 25, 2018

Air Pods - not wearing something you could steal from me in two seconds.

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Nov 26, 2018
GoodBread:

Air Pods - not wearing something you could steal from me in two seconds.

Isn't it easier to swipe cables? Or even better, big expensive over the ears where the cable comes out of the headphones. Way harder to reach into a tiny ear hole.

Nov 25, 2018

women

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Nov 26, 2018

Abortion. I'm liberal on every social issue except this one, where I'm unsure where I lie, but I just think it's annoying that everyone automatically defers to: "It's the women's choice," even though the child is going to affect the father in the form of child support.

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Nov 27, 2018
EarlFromUtah:

Abortion. I'm liberal on every social issue except this one, where I'm unsure where I lie, but I just think it's annoying that everyone automatically defers to: "It's the women's choice," even though the child is going to affect the father in the form of child support.

Then shouldn't your issue be with mandatory child support?

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Nov 26, 2018

I don't think I'm old fashion, but I feel like I have a big list:

  1. Technology-How far the IoT will/should go. I know it will have some great advances and really help, but on the flip side I question what it can do. For example, do we really need smart coffee makers or fridges that tell you the weather. It's kinda like facetime, it has a good purpose, but I see far more people using it for random conversations just to do it.
  2. Spending- Feel like people people waste money on too much shit or spend money they don't have. Trips, clothes, restaurants, cars; I just feel it's all for IG.
  3. Relationships, mainly people living together who don't really know if they will get married or not. I have a lot of friends who have/are doing this, and they ether waste time trying to fix a sunken ship or get engaged when they probably shouldn't.
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Nov 26, 2018

Maybe they just realize marriage is scam unless you intend to have children.

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Nov 26, 2018
dsch:

Maybe they just realize marriage is scam unless you intend to have children.

I'm not going to agree or disagree because it depends on your outlook.

I probably should have originally not said marriage, just more commitment in the relationship to each other.

Nov 26, 2018

I can easily agree with the fact that many people treat relationships as disposable/replaceable in the age of nearly ubiquitous whoredom via Tinder, Instagram, etc.

If that's what you meant, then you have a valid point.

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Nov 26, 2018
  • Pencil/pen and paper over computer (unless typing long essay)
  • Social media is trash
  • Prefer old-school gym with rusted equipment to new gym with squeaky clean equipment and a billion machines
  • I think people are right when they talk about "kids these days"
  • Phones have had a significantly negative effect on society
  • Generation-by-generation, pampered Americans are losing the grit that our ancestors brought aboard the Mayflower

"This world, it is a tempest sometimes. But remember, the sun always rises again."
-- Brandon Sanderson

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Nov 26, 2018

Ethnic Purity (100% Jewish - no bully!)

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Nov 27, 2018
TheStory:

Ethnic Purity (100% Jewish - no bully!)

That's still racist. If you were black it would be racist.

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Nov 27, 2018

I think you should take a trip to the holocaust musem goyim! It seems like the psychological trauma that exposing you to violent imagery at a very young age when studying the Holocaust is beginning to slip! Maybe you need to think of the 60 billion of my people that were killed in the shoah. Do you remember Eli Weisel's, "Night?" Required reading for 6th graders - as it should be!
Towering infernos from Three story high furnaces expelling green fire as Germans literally shoveled and pitchforked wheelbarrows full of BABIES into. THAT HAPPENED. DON'T FORGET. The FIRE was GREEN - okay bigot?.

No bully goyim, but you need to PAY UP. That $40 BILLION you gave to Israel last month when you passed the budget only brought my families standard of libing up to $75,000 a year. That is hardly sufficient wages to study the Talmud and fund migration from the middle east into Europe to make way for greater Israel. Oy Vey why do you puysecute me so. Why do you want my people dead.

You are worse than an racist. you are an ANTI SEMITE - okay goyim?

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Nov 27, 2018
TheStory:

I think you should take a trip to the holocaust musem

Why is there no mention of the 3 million Soviet soldiers and 2+ million ethnic Poles that were killed in those camps. Along with the other groups, fully 50% of the body count of the death camps isn't represented in holocaust museums. Leaving that out is an indecent act of hatred against humanity.

In case you didn't know, Hitler's long term plan was the extermination of all Slavic people (yes hundreds of millions of people), of whom he managed to kill many millions of. Where's that in your museum? Jews were merely practice, an easy first target. You focus on the propaganda where Hitler singles out jews, but then you ignore the propaganda where he singles out gays, Poles, Slavs, Romani, and others. Why do you ignore and try to cover these things up?

By even using the word goyim, you admit to thinking jewish lives matter more than others. Do you know why Poland had to make the words "Polish death camp" illegal to print in Poland? Because jews were seeking reparations from Poland, which is total bullshit considering Hitler built the bulk of death camps in Poland.....in order to more conveniently eliminate the population of Poland. And jewish people KNEW this and still went ahead, so this was calling your bullshit out.

YOU'RE THE RACIST, go learn the full history.

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Nov 27, 2018

I mean... aside from the fact that the other guy you responded to is a troll, your post is an easy example of why history is a neglected subject.

The long history of Antisemitism in Europe was an inciting factor for the Holocaust and is one of the reasons Jewish deaths are focused on, because the extirpation of European Jewry by the Nazi's was a far more concerted effort, and one which consumed more time and resources, than their subjection of other peoples to the camps. Even within the bounds of the National Socialist government, Jewish oppression began far earlier than it did for other groups. The statistics on other groups targeted for racial cleansing, like the Romani, are lower in both relative and absolute terms. That doesn't make it right, but when half of all victims hail from one group, a group that has been historically singled out for persecution anyway, well.. that's why the Holocaust is associated with Jewish deaths, and not Polish.

And take your ignorance about "Jews seeking reparations" elsewhere. This kind of dog whistle shit about greedy Jews is exactly the kind of thinly veiled bigotry the world doesn't need. Jews, along with many others, have sought reparations from Poland because it is the only country in Europe that hasn't passed a compensation law for victims of both the Holocaust and the Communist interregnum. It has nothing to do with being Jewish and everything to do with being victims. All of this is in the news, none of it is hard to find. No one thinks Jewish lives matter more than anyone else's, @TheStory is an obvious troll, but your response and the anger you display towards people of Jewish faith is kind of disturbing in its baseless nature.

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Nov 29, 2018

The juvenile argument of "anyone who criticizes judaism is antisemitic" and "any accusation is a dogwhistle" doesn't fly here. You're tying to play to the crowd dishonestly. My outrage comes from the fact that my family suffered as much as anyone else in the death camps but isn't eligable for any restitution or even recognized much publicly, and it's disgusting.

As for the truth: ask yourself why Haaretz.com ran a story railing against the "Polish death camps".

Weak Sauce bro

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Nov 29, 2018
UFOinsider:

The juvenile argument of "anyone who criticizes judaism is antisemitic" and "any accusation is a dogwhistle" doesn't fly here. You're tying to play to the crowd dishonestly. My outrage comes from the fact that my family suffered as much as anyone else in the death camps but isn't eligable for any restitution or even recognized much publicly, and it's disgusting.

As for the truth: ask yourself why Haaretz.com ran a story railing against the "Polish death camps".

Weak Sauce bro

If you selectively interpret facts and spin it with a negative slant towards Jews, that is pretty much the definition of antisemitism. You can criticize Jews and the Jewish faith for plenty of things. Not for the fact that Poland is the one country that has not allowed for compensation for victims of the Holocaust (or the decades of Communism). Not Jewish victims; all victims. Your family isn't eligible for restitution because the Polish government won't allow it. If it's a Jew or a Romani suing for the right for restitution, what does it matter?

And while I offer my condolences, whatever they're worth, for your family's suffering, it's not necessarily the same. If my parents are killed on the basis of their ethnic background or religious beliefs, it's a hate crime. If your parents are killed in a random mugging, it's not. We each suffer equally, but that doesn't make the causal event equivalent, however difficult that may be to hear.

But more to the point, you seem to be holding Jews responsible for the fact that the Holocaust is remembered largely as a persecution of European Jewry. That seems... fucked up. If you're upset that your family isn't eligible for compensation, or that the broader class of persons your family belonged to isn't, then blaming a different group of victims isn't sensible. That is why it's antisemitic. Not only are you blaming another group of victims, you're couching that in language which specifically evokes the centuries of negative stereotypes which have led to Jewish persecution in the last 1500 years or so. That is why it's a dog whistle. If you want more recognition for the suffering that your ethnic group went through, then go campaign for that. Don't complain about Jews being somehow "over-represented" in memorials of the Holocaust. It's not a zero sum game: moreover, deciding that attacking Jews as being too well remembered or something comes across as being overtly anti-Jewish instead of pro-[your ethnic group].

And have you been to any Holocaust museums? They ALL mention the various other groups that were persecuted. I've been to several and not once is there a whitewashing of the fact that the Nazi's persecuted millions of other peoples. Yes, the focus is on the Jews - again, that is a result of the fact that the Jews suffered most and their suffering was most directly tied to a virulent seam of antisemitism that has been present in Western society for millennia. And also, of course, that it's often Jewish groups funding them or pushing for them. It's like complaining that a modern art museum doesn't have enough Rembrandt's in it.

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Nov 29, 2018

Please go away

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Nov 27, 2018

Oy Gevaldt! Are you saying that my people use the Holohoax I mean Holocaust as a way to blackmail and extract the wealth from foreign nations?!?!?!1 You literally murdered my ancestors with your BIGOTRY. And no @Ozymandia I am not a troll. I am just so SICK of being BULLIED for being JEWISH in real life that I have to go online in a finance forum to express my views.

You all watch. Hatespeech laws against Jews are coming your way - JUST LIKE IN THE SOVIET UNION! You're going to be sorry when I HOLODMOR your ass, use the state to take away your property and right to a family, and then use my power as executor of the State to impregnate your wife and send you to the Gulag! Oy VEY you will be SORRY THEN!

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Nov 29, 2018
TheStory:

Oy Gevaldt! Are you saying that my people use the Holohoax I mean Holocaust as a way to blackmail and extract the wealth from foreign nations?!?!?!1 You literally murdered my ancestors with your BIGOTRY. And no @Ozymandia I am not a troll. I am just so SICK of being BULLIED for being JEWISH in real life that I have to go online in a finance forum to express my views.

You all watch. Hatespeech laws against Jews are coming your way - JUST LIKE IN THE SOVIET UNION! You're going to be sorry when I HOLODMOR your ass, use the state to take away your property and right to a family, and then use my power as executor of the State to impregnate your wife and send you to the Gulag! Oy VEY you will be SORRY THEN!

mods delete the troll

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Nov 29, 2018

Oy Gevaldt! CAN'T YOU READ THAT IS ANTISEMITIC!!!!!!

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Nov 30, 2018

Shut the fuck up /pol/. How did you even stumble on here?

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Nov 27, 2018

Well we have at least 5 anti-semites on WSO. Any more anti-semites want to throw MS at me??

(oy vey theres another three!)

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Nov 26, 2018

I have absolutely interest in self-driving cars.

Nov 27, 2018

Basic manners and decency.

Nov 29, 2018
UFOinsider:

Basic manners and decency.

Sobering and true.

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Nov 27, 2018

Everyone's obsessed with Pelaton bikes these days - including my manager. What are everyone's thoughts on them? Where are the days of riding a real bike outside? Lol

Nov 28, 2018
seville:

Everyone's obsessed with Pelaton bikes these days - including my manager. What are everyone's thoughts on them? Where are the days of riding a real bike outside? Lol

Just another way to make housewives spend money

Dec 1, 2018

To their defense, I would worry about riding a bike in a lot of places. It can be really dangerous relative to the benefit you get from it. Unless you're really into cycling as an activity, it doesn't make that much sense as a workout.

Nov 27, 2018

doing shit around the house on my own as opposed to paying someone to do it.

understand that some people just dont have the time to invest in house projects, but the satisfaction I get from it is unbelievable.

Nov 27, 2018

I rack my own weights in the gym when I'm done with them

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Nov 27, 2018

On behalf of everyone, thank you. I've often wondered how fucking lazy someone has to be to literally lift them up and down potentially dozens of times....but then no bother to pick them up one last time and put them away.

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Nov 27, 2018

I work out either really early or really late. I was at the gym late one night and all the bars were racked out of order.

So here I am, a gym-goer but by no means "jacked", super sore post workout, trying to lift well above my weight class to re-order weights I wouldn't even lift when feeling 100% fresh.

Had to give up and let front desk know some jerk didn't re-rack their weights. I tried, couldn't cut it.

Nov 27, 2018

Going barefoot.

"Work ethic, work ethic" - Vince Vaughn
Nov 28, 2018

How old fashion are we talking - last 500 years old fashioned (as in don't ever do it you disgusting animal) or pre-rome old-fashioned (as in yeah wtf are shoes?)

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Nov 28, 2018

10,000 BC

"Work ethic, work ethic" - Vince Vaughn
Nov 28, 2018

Recognizing that there are 2 genders

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Nov 28, 2018

What am I old-fashioned about?

  1. Picking up the phone to actually call someone
  2. Printing and paper hard copies
  3. Drawing, sketching or writing ideas by hand instead of tech
  4. Sending kids outside to play and do "risky" things like long bike rides, hikes and going to the amusement park or pool alone, just as we used to do all summer. Good thing I don't have kids I guess as nowadays it's considered neglect!
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Nov 29, 2018

No lube and no condoms.

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Nov 30, 2018

So you just grind your teeth and take it the natural way? :)

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Nov 30, 2018
Mostly Random Dude:

So you just grind your teeth and take it the natural way? :)

I'm old school about that too; the anus was made for taking shits.

Nov 30, 2018

I don't idealize Elon Musk nor Bill Gates.

Nov 30, 2018

Shopping at physical stores, I still prefer to just go into a store and get something now vs ordering online IF i think the prices will be similar. Now a days I feel like pricing is so competitive and transparent that you can't find the same disparities online that you used to be able to find. Also not a Prime subscriber.

Nov 30, 2018

Keeping your word/not bailing on commitments. No matter how insignificant a statement is, if I tell someone I will do something or make plans with them it will become a priority until it happens. I can't stand how wide spread flakiness is so acceptable these days.

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Nov 30, 2018

i believe marriage is a sacred bond between bipeds

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

Dec 2, 2018

My cash. I don't trust the banks and I hide my physical money. Cash is king for a reason in my view and when there's a run on the banks I won't have to worry because I'll have my most liquid asset right where I want it to be.

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